During a jaunt Wednesday through the Senate subway, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg had a rolling interview with a reporter, who yelled out a question about why the chief executive of the nation’s largest city was on Capitol Hill. Bloomberg responded that he wanted to see how the country worked. The reporter followed up by asking the mayor’s thoughts on that topic. “I’m impressed,” the billionaire responded.
Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., right, hugs Harold Schaitberger, General President of the International Association of Fire Fighters, after the Congressman spoke at the IAFF's Legislative Conference General Session at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill, March 9, 2015. The day featured addresses by members of Congress and Vice President Joe Biden.